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Clones and clones : facts and fantasies about human cloning

Author: Cass R Sunstein; Martha C Nussbaum
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 1999.
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"Distinguished scholars and writers from a broad range of disciplines address a troubling and fascinating issue. "To many if not most of us, cloning represents a possible turning point in the history of humanity," write the editors of Clones and Clones--a prospect the contributors to this stimulating volume view with varying degrees of alarm, disgust, grief, calm, ambivalence, and not a little humor. . . .Ranging  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cass R Sunstein; Martha C Nussbaum
ISBN: 0393320014 9780393320015
OCLC Number: 42405373
Description: 352 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Viable offspring derived from fetal and adult mammalian cells / I. Wilmut, A.E. Schnieke, J. McWhir, A.J. Kind, and K.H.S. Campbell --
The science and application of cloning / National Bioethics Advisory Commission --
Dolly's fashion and Louis's passion / Stephen Jay Gould --
What's wrong with cloning? / Richard Dawkins --
Soul searching / George Johnson --
Sasha / Andrea Dworkin --
Sheep, joking, cloning and the uncanny / William Ian Miller --
Sameness is all / Adam Phillips --
Queer clones / William N. Eskridge, Jr. and Edward Stein --
Sex and the mythological clone / Wendy Doniger --
Cloning human beings: an assessment of the ethical issues pro and con / Dan W. Brock --
Religious perspectives / National Bioethics Advisory Commission --
To clone or not to clone / Jean Bethke Elshtain --
Human cloning and the public realm: a defense of intuitions of the good / David Tracy --
The Constitution and the clone / Cass R. Sunstein --
On not banning cloning for the wrong reasons / Laurence Tribe --
The demand for human cloning / Eric A. Posner and Richard A. Posner --
A rush to caution: cloning human beings / Richard A. Epstein --
On order / Barbara Katz Rothman --
Recommendations of the Commission / National Bioethics Advisory Commission --
World of strangers / Lisa Tuttle --
Flourish your heart in this world / Felicia Ackerman --
My clone / C.K. Williams --
Little C / Martha C. Nussbaum.
Responsibility: edited by Martha C. Nussbaum and Cass R. Sunstein.
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"These two dozen essays by experts ranging from Stephen Jay Gould to Andrea Dworkin are an excellent guide to the post-Dolly world." --Chicago Tribune, Choice Selections of 1998  Read more...


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